The show must go on
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Earlier this week, British Fashion Council chief executive Caroline Rush posted a picture on...
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Earlier this week, British Fashion Council chief executive Caroline Rush posted a picture on Instagram from London Fashion Week in 2009, showing a slice of the starry front row (Liv Tyler, Emma Watson, Gwyneth Paltrow) at Burberry’s SS2010 show. For the brand and its designer, Christopher Bailey,...
Earlier this week, British Fashion Council chief executive Caroline Rush posted a picture on Instagram from London Fashion Week in 2009, showing a slice of the starry front row (Liv Tyler, Emma Watson, Gwyneth Paltrow) at Burberry’s SS2010 show. For the brand and its designer, Christopher Bailey, the show marked a triumphant homecoming – and for British fashion, it signalled the start of a...
The Perfect Match: Phoebe English X Weleda at LFW
By Jessica Bumpus
London Fashion Week, like most of the fashion weeks this season, has put sustainability front and...
By Jessica Bumpus
London Fashion Week, like most of the fashion weeks this season, has put sustainability front and centre. For some designers, however, it’s been part of their brand DNA since the beginning. Step forward Phoebe English who, though launched in 2011, is notably still a relatively young and small...
London Fashion Week, like most of the fashion weeks this season, has put sustainability front and centre. For some designers, however, it’s been part of their brand DNA since the beginning. Step forward Phoebe English who, though launched in 2011, is notably still a relatively young and small brand on the schedule. The Central Saint Martins graduate teamed up with biodynamic health and beauty...
Fashion For Relief
By Jessica Bumpus
Naomi Campbell is having a big year. Not only will the supermodel be presented with the Fashion...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
Naomi Campbell is having a big year. Not only will the supermodel be presented with the Fashion Icon accolade at this December’s Fashion Awards (formerly known as the British Fashion Awards), she also brought back Fashion for Relief this year. And it took place this week at London Fashion Week,...
Naomi Campbell is having a big year. Not only will the supermodel be presented with the Fashion Icon accolade at this December’s Fashion Awards (formerly known as the British Fashion Awards), she also brought back Fashion for Relief this year. And it took place this week at London Fashion Week, earmarked almost certainly as the jewel in the week’s fashion crown. The champagne flowed – almost...
Victoria Beckham Launches Beauty & Her Latest Collection
By Jessica Bumpus
On London’s Dover Street, the Victoria Beckham store boasts a window full of excitement, proudly...
By Jessica Bumpus
On London’s Dover Street, the Victoria Beckham store boasts a window full of excitement, proudly announcing: “Luxury performance, clean beauty” – Victoria Beckham’s much-anticipated new beauty range, Victoria Beckham Beauty, which officially launched in London this weekend over London Fashion...
On London’s Dover Street, the Victoria Beckham store boasts a window full of excitement, proudly announcing: “Luxury performance, clean beauty” – Victoria Beckham’s much-anticipated new beauty range, Victoria Beckham Beauty, which officially launched in London this weekend over London Fashion Week, the day before her own show. 

We sat down to posters promoting it – Instagram has, of course,...
A Self-Made Multitasker: Introducing Alfredo Cortese
By Elisabeta Tudor
Leaving his PR position behind at an esteemed Italian brand in order to start a new: Milan-based...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Leaving his PR position behind at an esteemed Italian brand in order to start a new: Milan-based womenswear designer Alfredo Cortese took a big jump into the unknown and decided to explore his creative potential by founding his very own ready-to-wear brand named A.C.9. However, it is not the...
Leaving his PR position behind at an esteemed Italian brand in order to start a new: Milan-based womenswear designer Alfredo Cortese took a big jump into the unknown and decided to explore his creative potential by founding his very own ready-to-wear brand named A.C.9. However, it is not the first time that the Sicilian-born self-made fashion designer decided to reinvent himself. After studying...
Exclusivity and Inclusivity: NYFW Strikes a Balance
By Robin Torres
Exclusivity, much like glamor and fame, is a value that has been embedded in NYFW – and for that...
By Robin Torres
Exclusivity, much like glamor and fame, is a value that has been embedded in NYFW – and for that matter all fashion weeks – since the years of its inception. Traditionally, only a tightly curated list of buyers, press, and VIPs were invited to the runways and then to join the party. In the last...
Exclusivity, much like glamor and fame, is a value that has been embedded in NYFW – and for that matter all fashion weeks – since the years of its inception. Traditionally, only a tightly curated list of buyers, press, and VIPs were invited to the runways and then to join the party. In the last few years, however, a bevy of designers have been planning shows and events to include their...
Gucci Goes Carbon Neutral Following G7 Fashion Pact
By Sofia Celeste
Just a month after the ink dried on the G7 fashion pact Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault...
By Sofia Celeste
Just a month after the ink dried on the G7 fashion pact Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault presented to world leaders in Biarritz last month, its marquis brand, Gucci, has gone completely carbon neutral.  Thursday, the Italian luxury brand said that it implemented manufacturing efficiencies to...
Just a month after the ink dried on the G7 fashion pact Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault presented to world leaders in Biarritz last month, its marquis brand, Gucci, has gone completely carbon neutral.  Thursday, the Italian luxury brand said that it implemented manufacturing efficiencies to avoid and reduce its impact across the supply chain. It will also offset carbon emissions generated by...
Stuart Vevers Ushers Coach into a New Era
By Robin Torres
Coach certainly knows how to put on a show, and not just in the logistical sense. If the...
By Robin Torres
Coach certainly knows how to put on a show, and not just in the logistical sense. If the production certainly shines for its attention to detail – from ideally placed lighting for photographers and attendees to obtain sharp content, to an internal organization that results in the show actually...
Coach certainly knows how to put on a show, and not just in the logistical sense. If the production certainly shines for its attention to detail – from ideally placed lighting for photographers and attendees to obtain sharp content, to an internal organization that results in the show actually starting as noted on the schedule, a rare event during NYFW – it has been the brand’s willingness to...
Bezva and the Power of Femininity
By Robin Torres
Established by Svitlana Bevza over a decade ago in Kyiv, Ukraine, BEVZA has become known for its...
By Robin Torres
Established by Svitlana Bevza over a decade ago in Kyiv, Ukraine, BEVZA has become known for its timeless and elegant silhouettes. Bevza’s philosophy is that making clothes should be as sustainable as possible and that they should be worn over and over again; so minimalism and simplicity have...
Established by Svitlana Bevza over a decade ago in Kyiv, Ukraine, BEVZA has become known for its timeless and elegant silhouettes. Bevza’s philosophy is that making clothes should be as sustainable as possible and that they should be worn over and over again; so minimalism and simplicity have become key variables in her work.The brand has been slowly but steadily growing every season, but as of...
Prabal Gurung Shares his “American Dream” at NYFW
By Robin Torres
Celebrating his 10th anniversary this season, Prabal Gurung put forth an essential and timely...
By Robin Torres
Celebrating his 10th anniversary this season, Prabal Gurung put forth an essential and timely question: ‘Who gets to be an American?’A Nepalese immigrant, Gurung is one of those few established designers who has bravely made his political position known from the beginning, more ardently since...
Celebrating his 10th anniversary this season, Prabal Gurung put forth an essential and timely question: ‘Who gets to be an American?’A Nepalese immigrant, Gurung is one of those few established designers who has bravely made his political position known from the beginning, more ardently since President Trump’s election. For this collection, the designer found his drive and inspiration in...
Fashion Meets Farmers’ Market at Collina Strada
By Robin Torres
The weight of the world seems to be on everyone’s shoulders. Collina Strada designer Hillary...
By Robin Torres
The weight of the world seems to be on everyone’s shoulders. Collina Strada designer Hillary Taymour used her S/S 2020 show as a platform for performative protest, underscored by a celebration of sustainable fashion. She's widely known for the latter but this time around involved an unexpected...
The weight of the world seems to be on everyone’s shoulders. Collina Strada designer Hillary Taymour used her S/S 2020 show as a platform for performative protest, underscored by a celebration of sustainable fashion. She's widely known for the latter but this time around involved an unexpected twist. Set outside along the block that lines Stuyvesant Square Park, a rather ideal setting for...
Optimism Amid Environmental and Political Turmoil at NYFW
By Robin Torres
Prior to this NYFW season, editors from several established publications expressed their desire...
By Robin Torres
Prior to this NYFW season, editors from several established publications expressed their desire to see designers take a stance. “No one wants another collection that doesn’t stand for something”, wrote Vogue’s Emily Farra in early September echoing a general sentiment. Given the troublesome times...
Prior to this NYFW season, editors from several established publications expressed their desire to see designers take a stance. “No one wants another collection that doesn’t stand for something”, wrote Vogue’s Emily Farra in early September echoing a general sentiment. Given the troublesome times we’re living in, from the increasing socio-political tension to the worrisome state of the planet’s...
Christopher John Rogers Receives a Standing Ovation at NYFW
By Robin Torres
This must have been quite a special afternoon for Brooklyn-based designer Christopher John...
By Robin Torres
This must have been quite a special afternoon for Brooklyn-based designer Christopher John Rogers. Presenting his Spring 2020 collection for the first time at NYFW, it’s unlikely it could have gone any better than it did; and for those who attended, it might have been one for the books. From an...
This must have been quite a special afternoon for Brooklyn-based designer Christopher John Rogers. Presenting his Spring 2020 collection for the first time at NYFW, it’s unlikely it could have gone any better than it did; and for those who attended, it might have been one for the books. From an impressive runway show composed of over 30 looks to a remarkably curated (and supportive) attendance...
Changing of the Guard: Streetwear Shapes NYFW
By Robin Torres
As NYFW attempts to forge a new path amidst an industry that’s been in full flux for quite a...
By Robin Torres
As NYFW attempts to forge a new path amidst an industry that’s been in full flux for quite a number of seasons now, many adaptive and innovative changes have taken place. Tom Ford’s appointment as the new CFDA chairman is one of those exciting and significant recent developments. Shortly after...
As NYFW attempts to forge a new path amidst an industry that’s been in full flux for quite a number of seasons now, many adaptive and innovative changes have taken place. Tom Ford’s appointment as the new CFDA chairman is one of those exciting and significant recent developments. Shortly after being voted into his new role, the American designer got down to business, most noticeably slashing...
What Thebe Magugu's LVMH Prize Win Means for Africa
By Elisabeta Tudor
Yesterday, the South African designer Thebe Magugu won the famous LVMH Prize, which includes a...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Yesterday, the South African designer Thebe Magugu won the famous LVMH Prize, which includes a financial grant of €300,000, plus various benefits, including a year of mentorship by LVMH in multiple fields, such as brand image and communication, production and distribution, as well as sourcing,...
Yesterday, the South African designer Thebe Magugu won the famous LVMH Prize, which includes a financial grant of €300,000, plus various benefits, including a year of mentorship by LVMH in multiple fields, such as brand image and communication, production and distribution, as well as sourcing, among other cross-disciplinary subjects.Thebe Magugu at the finale of the 2019 LVMH Prize at the...